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Synonyms for unhappy

Synonyms for (adjective) unhappy

Synonyms: unhappy, infelicitous Definition: marked by or producing unhappiness Usage: infelicitous circumstances; unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes- American Guide Series

Similar words: unfortunate Definition: not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune Usage: an unfortunate turn of events; an unfortunate decision; unfortunate investments; an unfortunate night for all concerned

Synonyms: unhappy Definition: experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent Usage: unhappy over her departure; unhappy with her raise; after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence; had an unhappy time at school; the unhappy (or sad) news; he looks so sad

Similar words: lovesick Definition: languishing because of love Usage: strong men behaving like lovesick boys

Similar words: wretched, miserable, suffering Definition: very unhappy; full of misery Usage: he felt depressed and miserable; a message of hope for suffering humanity; wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages

Synonyms: unhappy Definition: causing discomfort Usage: the unhappy truth

Similar words: unpleasant Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors